ATTEND

Past Table XI Event: June Table Talks

Large_wide_blog

June Table Talks

June 13, 2013
@ Table XI

Don’t underestimate the Force. In June's Table Talks we'll be talking about Developer Education. We'll be joined by some of Chicago's best: Paul Pagel (8th light), Vince Cabansag (Starter League), Michael D. Hall (UGtastic), Ray Hightower (Windy City Rails/ Chicago Ruby), Mike Busch (Dev Bootcamp), and Isaac Sanders, Table XI's summer intern. 

 

Thumb_tybc24months.001

Teach Yourself Beginning Community in 24 Months

BY MIKE HALL
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS ON JUN 13, 2013

The best way to learn is by doing and I'll describe how you can get started with building your own technical community with 5 easy steps that only takes about 24 months.

Thumb_busch_02

The Most Valuable Skill

BY MIKE BUSCH
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS ON JUN 13, 2013

Mike Busch talks about why feedback is the most valuable skill to teach to learners and how it has impacted his life and enriched his relationships.

Thumb_07_hightower

Practice Begins with Play

BY RAY HIGHTOWER
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS ON JUN 13, 2013

It takes 10,000 hours of practice to achieve mastery in a given subject. How does a novice get started, and how does an intermediate keep going? By remembering that practice begins with play.

Thumb_08-small-victories

Learn Like A Beginner

BY VINCENT CABANSAG
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS ON JUN 13, 2013

Vincent Cabansag knows all too well that learning as a beginner in web development and design can be overwhelming. He speaks of cultivating a culture that is welcoming, engaging, and one that makes learning easier. Check out some of the techniques that The Starter League uses to teach raw beginners.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 4, 2013.

Thumb_14_sanders

Hacking Your Education

BY ISAAC SANDERS
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS ON JUN 13, 2013

Isaac Sanders has worked for 6 software companies in the past 2 years, is going to be a Sophomore at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the Fall and is only 19 years old. He is a Software Craftsman, a Voracious Learner, and an Open Source Contributor. 

Thumb_15_pagel

Pioneers of Programming

BY PAUL PAGEL
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS ON JUN 13, 2013

Paul Pagel gives us an in-depth historical look at some of the pioneers of programming: among them the first programmer, the first group of professional programmers, and the first compilers.

Vincent Cabansag
Director of Operations, Starter League in Chicago
Paul Pagel
Co-Founder, CEO, 8th Light in Chicago
Mike Busch
Instructor, DevBootcamp in Chicago
Isaac Sanders
Summer Intern, Table XI in Chicago
Ray Hightower
President, WisdomGroup in Chicago
Mike Hall
Founder, UGtastic in Chicago